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Balcony Garden Progress August 2010

…….on the left side the width of the box is also a little over 215 cm and the depth is 85 cm. Plants on the left side include budleia (butterfly bush), 3 vines (morning glory, sweet pea vines, clematis,) lantana, dahlia, paper flowers (unknown name), delphinium,……

tomatos from balcony garden, rosii de gradina balcon

you say toe-maa-toe i say tom-ay-to :-)

UPDATE 30 AUGUST For several weeks now the plants have been producing quite a few delicious and very meaty tomatoes. The plants continue to increase in size and flower. I had a few extra plants and planted them behind my bloc in sand and while I do not have a pic here of […]

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Bloom Succession – Perenials

Perenial bloom succession is most certainly something to look forward to throughout the growing season! During the long winter months snuggled up in blankets, wandering mind produces dreams and visions of lush foliage, colorful flowers blooming and trailing vines. In february small signs of spring appear as the day slowly become longer only […]

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Columbine – Aquilegia sp.

Update: Now have planted a few more in 2015. Will be writing about that particular one in another post. As for this batch, well they did well for a few years, I can’t remember what exactly was the cause of their demise – we had one year that was brutally cold and I […]

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Iris – On my street!

Just about 4 weeks ago was my first post about plants on my street.  This included some space streetside, where a few doors down from my bloc is a group of iris and daylily planted by one of my neighbors.  Here are the now pix 15 May, followed by a short description about […]

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Luxuriant Flowers – Hydrangea

Close-up Hydrangea macrophylla Often we find hydrangeas for sale that already have flowers, but normally they begin to flower in June once established in our gardens. So relax in the second year when the leaves are small and there are no flowers to be seen in April or May. Plus it is possible […]

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Another beautiful mystery of nature!

Here is another plant that is unknown to me. It was unmarked and the vendor did not know the name of it as well. They cost 4 lei each or about 1 euro. Searches on the internet have left me still puzzled.  What is known about the plant, that after testing various locations […]

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